Rep. Barbara Wheeler

Filed: 4/21/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1955 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Dental Service Plan Act is amended by
5changing Section 32 as follows:
6    (215 ILCS 110/32)  (from Ch. 32, par. 690.32)
7    Sec. 32. A dental service plan corporation may enter into
8agreements with dentists qualified as set forth herein, under
9which such dentists become participating dentists in a plan
10operated by the corporation. Such corporation may make to such
11dentists such payments as have accrued to them by reason of
12services performed under the plan. Payment for dental services
13may be made to participating or nonparticipating dentists, or
14to nonparticipating licensed physicians, at rates adopted by
15the board of trustees. A dental service plan corporation may
16enter into contracts for the payment of dental services to the



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1subscribers or members of similar dental service plan
2corporations of other states, subject to the supervision of
3such other states, and shall have the right to reimburse any
4other dental service plan corporation or dentists of another
5state or of the geographic areas of this State in which the
6corporation does not transact business for services rendered to
7its subscribers, or beneficiaries named in the certificates
8issued to such subscribers, at the same rate paid participating
9dentists under the certificate of the subscriber.
10    All payments from a dental service plan corporation for
11services performed under a dental service plan must be paid
12directly to the dental provider performing the service at the
13rate that has been adopted and agreed to under the plan.
14Nothing in this Section shall require the dental service plan
15corporation to pay for services not covered under the plan.
16(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2179.)".